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with breaking news that you will only see right here on "360." after being the first to tell you that fbi investigators still have not set foot in the ruins of the american consulate in benghazi, libya, tonight we're the first to tell you why. tonight, we have the likely reason and we have it from a top law enforcement official. four americans as you know were murdered in the assault, one american ambassador, christopher stevens. that was two and a half weeks ago. two and a half weeks that have seen the administration first describe this as a spontaneous outburst even though our reporting revealed that officials knew within 24 hours that it was not. only much later did they back away from that assessment. today, the director of national intelligence, james clapper, put out a statement explaining that early evidence supported that theory so that's why they told the white house and congress. clapper says that throughout the investigation, his agency made it clear that the assessment was preliminary and could change. neither his statement nor our sources specify a time frame for the dni's ch
reporting also reveals that even though the administration says the investigation is going smoothly, the fbi has hit a bump in the road to the crime scene and tonight, we've got reporting that could explain why that is. a senior law enforcement official telling fran townsend the fbi wanted the u.s. military to provide perimeter support in benghazi, protection, in other words, but that request was not granted. fran's a former white house homeland security advisor. she served in the george w. bush administration, currently she sits on the cia external advisory panel and recently visited libya with her employer, mcandrews and forbes. also joining us, former fbi assistant director, tom fuentes, who has extensive experience investigating attacks on americans overseas, and former cia officer, bob baer. so fran, so the fbi sought military protection to go into benghazi. why didn't they get it? >> well, the answer to that question, i think, is not really clear. so it's not unusual, when you want to set up a security perimeter, you may look to the host country. if the host country is unable or unwill
will now be analyzed. now the fbi is pretty skeptical about this information. and so, frankly, is the police chief here. he says, hey, we have to check this out. >> i don't think t's mr. hoffa. it would be great if it was. i would love to bring closure to his family and the hundreds of thousands of teamsters that idolize this man. just for southeastern michigan. this is like an open wound that won't go away. >> there's been a lot of earth moved looking for the remains of jimmy hoffa. all negative so far. >> reporter: two samples were removed from the ground. police say they looked murky because of all the groundwater. those samples are now going to a lab at michigan state university. and they expect to know some time monday whether there are human remains buried beneath the driveway. if there are, then there will be a larger excavation. they've had tips before that have not panned out. now the question, is will police crack the case, or will it remain an unsolved mystery? susan candiotti, cnn, roseville, michigan. >> thank you. >>> we talked with a retired fbi agent a while ag
don't think it's mr. hoffa. >> reporter: neither does retired fbi agent john anthony. he gives the tip zero credibility. >> whether they find a body or not, i don't know. i doubt that. but if they do, i guarantee you it is not jimmy hoffa. >> reporter: anthony says the fbi has a good idea who pulled off the hit and where, but it sure wasn't in this neighborhood. why could the fbi never find the body? >> because there is no body. the body, in our opinion, was cremated or was thrown into a vat of acid or whatever. >> reporter: whatever happened, the mafia backed teamster boss is legendary. celebrated in movies like this one, going up against u.s. attorney general robert kennedy. >> the justice department has plenty on you mr. hoffa. >> you don't impress me. i don't need $300 million and my brother elected -- >> reporter: many failed attempts to find him, tips had him buried in cement near the end zone of old giant stadium. they looked for blood stains on the floor boards of an old detroit home. hoffa's middle name was riddle and so is trying to pinpoint why his fate captivates so many pe
museum 60 years ago, then bought for $7 at a flea market, the fbi is now on the case. still no idea who stole it or how it wound up in a flea market. and after all that is figured out, there's still yet another question. who owns it? the museum, the woman who bought it $7, or the insurance company? >>> now for another mystery, this one involving one of the most famous paintings in the world. we're talking about leonardo da vinci's mona lisa. a private swiss art foundation says she's not alone. there's another mona lisa out there. and they unveiled it on thursday. so let the debate begin. we brought in john mann, cnn international. his expertise and his piercing eye can help nail it down for us. >> you think that renoir was available? that's jump change to a mona lisa which wasn't the first mona lisa. what they're trying to convince the art world is that he didn't just paint the most famous painting of all time, the most famous woman, perhaps, of all time. he painted herb twice. he painted her once before the painting that is now so famous that hangs in the louvre and if you're willing t
for traces of hoffa's blood. no go. in 2006, the fbi razed a michigan horse barn, no hoffa. hoffa's son, james is now president of the international brotherhood of teamsters, without connections to organized crime. still, he can't escape the fame of his father, last year, he had a discussion with tea partiers. >> you know what, everybody has to vote. if we go back and keep the eye on the prize, let's take these sobs out and get america back. >> reporter: hoffa refused to apologize. and his union is equally tough when it comes to clues "the hoffa family doesn't respond every time there is a tip for authorities. they will have no comment until it is time to have a comment". >> police say they found no remains, but will release findings in a couple of days. >>> and you may have to take a second look at the prices at the grocery store this week. your eyes are not fooling you. pork and beef prices could go higher, we'll tell you why. >>> and in afghanistan, women typically don't have much of a place in society. and islamist extremists typically keep girls from getting an education. but one w
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